Help to record the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland

    Submit any sighting of an animal, plant or fungus – with or without a photo – to put your dot on our species distribution maps. All records are passed on to local and national recording schemes.  All wildlife records are valuable, common or rare, and whether from your garden, local park or a nature reserve. Help To Record

    To submit a record and experience this site in full, you must register (free and quick!).

    Latest image

    Upcoming events

    Knighton Parish Centre Lounge, Church Lane, Knighton LE2 3WG, followed by a walk to Knighton Park Sensory Garden, LE2 3YQ

    New Lount Nature Reserve

    https://www.leicscountryparks.org.uk/lount-nature-reserve/

    Nearest post code: LE67 8JH

    Bloody Oaks Quarry Nature Reserve, East Leics.

    Grid ref: SK 970108, (nearest postcode PE9 4AH).

    The Hall at St Peters C.E. Primary Academy, Station Road, Market Bosworth. CV13 0NP.

    The Hall at St Peters C.E. Primary Academy, Station Road, Market Bosworth. CV13 0NP.

    The Hall at St Peters C.E. Primary Academy, Station Road, Market Bosworth. CV13 0NP.

    Follow us on Twitter

    Latest stories

    Pirri-pirri burr

    Pirri-pirri burr (Acaena novae-zelandiae) was originally introduced to Britain in a wool from New Zealand in 1901. More...

    Leptopterna dolabrata

    You should be in no doubt by now that insects (and hence humans) are in trouble - More:

    Copse Snail

    An opportunity to improve your skills and a discount for NatureSpot members! More...

    Swift sightings

    Or could we do a better job of recording them? More...

    Charley

    The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is conducting a fascinating experiment at Charley and we need your help to monitor it. More...

    Login

    Follow us

    Follow on FacebookFollow on TwitterFollow on Flickr

    Video help

    Watch our YouTube video showing you how to submit a wildlife record.

    New species

    Toadflax Brocade

    Toadflax Brocade, Calophasia lunula. The Leicester record of 10th June 2018 is only the second for VC55.

     

    Latest chat

    What's around

    Small Heath

    Small Heath - Coenonympha pamphilus. The summer brown butterflies have emerged.

     

    NatureSpot is a registered charity (1138852) and is supported by, and works in partnership with, the following organisations:

    Leicestershire County Council Logo
    LRWT logo
    Leicester City Council Logo
    Big Society Logo
    Black to Green Logo